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Butterfly Gardening

Mar 31, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly gardening group! Volunteers weed, water, prune, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House. Volunteers learn all about which plants support our native pollinators and how to take care of a vibrant and healthy garden. Occasionally volunteers are welcome to…

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Postponed – Volunteer Appreciation Social

Mar 29, 2020 11:30AM—3:00PM

Each year we gather during the winter months to recognize the previous year’s accomplishments from the hundreds of volunteers and thousands of hours they’ve devoted to the Sanctuary. All active volunteers, please join us to celebrate YOU! We’ll be gathering at the Sanctuary’s McCann Wetlands Center. 11:30am Social Hour 12:30pm Catered Lunch with Appetizers, Main…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 28, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required.…

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Vernal Pool Monitoring

Mar 28, 2020 10:00AM—4:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Sanctuary Proper
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Join our volunteer team to survey our eleven vernal pools throughout the 2019-2020 season each Monday or Saturday weekly beginning Dec 2 and ending May 30. Volunteers receive full training on water quality monitoring and sampling for animal life. Volunteers are expected to commit to visiting our pools a minimum once per month for 4-6…

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Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner Clean Up 

Mar 28, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner 
5490 Sands Road
Lothian, MD 20711

Every year hundreds of bags of trash are collected from the Sanctuary’s properties with the help of volunteers. This year we want to start keeping track of the kinds of trash we find to gain a better understanding of the problem. We need citizen scientists like you to help with the data collection! Join Jug…

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Cancelled: Field Work Fridays

Mar 27, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring,…

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Cancelled: Butterfly Gardening

Mar 24, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly gardening group! Volunteers weed, water, prune, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House. Volunteers learn all about which plants support our native pollinators and how to take care of a vibrant and healthy garden. Occasionally volunteers are welcome to…

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Cancelled: Awesome Osprey!

Mar 22, 2020 1:00PM—2:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Join volunteer naturalist Diane Diaz Goebes to learn about the amazing osprey that return to Jug Bay each spring. We’ll have a 20-minute presentation, followed by a walk to observe ospreys in the wetlands. Dress for the weather, and be prepared to walk about 2 miles. Ages 5 and up. Fee: free for FOJB members,…

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Cancelled: FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 21, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required.…

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Cancelled: Stream Water Chemistry (Two Run Branch)

Mar 21, 2020 9:30AM—12:00PM

Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content and other parameters at two sites along Galloway Creek, an important stream leading to our own Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. Volunteers will learn how to use professional equipment to measure water quality parameters and…

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